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Year of the Lion

We’re a global organization of active men and women, and it shows in our calendar. Each year, we seek to make a greater global impact than the year before. One way we do this is by participating in critical, long-standing events, and by adding new ones throughout the years.

October 2020

 
Vision Awareness Month
Lions Membership Growth Month
Leo Membership Growth Month

October 1

October 8

  • World Sight Day

October 10-13

  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual)

October 15

  • Matching, Diabetes, Hunger, Childhood Cancer, SightFirst, and Lions Quest grants application submission deadline for consideration in January 2021 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the Lions Quest and SightFirst Advisory Committees

October 24

October 29 - November 1 (Rescheduled for November 2021)

October 31

  • New Voices nominations due for first quarter recognition
  • Multiple district GST Kindness Matters Service Award nomination due to Lions Clubs International

November 2020

 
Diabetes Awareness Month

November 1

November 8

  • CA III Faculty Development Institute (FDI) application due (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

November 14

  • World Diabetes Day

November 15

  • Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning Peace Poster (per contest) to the district governor
  • Leo October Membership Growth Award nominations due

November 28

  • CA V Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) application due (Taichung, Taiwan)

December 2020

 

December 1

  • Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning Peace Poster entry to the multiple district council chairperson and for clubs not belonging to districts and districts not belonging to multiple districts to send one winning Peace Poster entry (per contest sponsored) to the Public Affairs Division

December 5

  • International Leo Day

December 10-13 (Rescheduled for December 2021)

December 13

  • CA I & II Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) application due (Toronto, ON, Canada)

December 15

  • Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning Peace Poster to the Public Affairs Division

December 18

  • CA VI Faculty Development Institute (FDI) application due (Kathmandu, Nepal)

December 20

  • CA IV Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) application due (Paris, France)

December 26

  • CA VII Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) application due (Sydney, Australia)

January 2021

 
Hunger Awareness Month

January 7

  • Executive Committee meeting (Oak Brook, IL, USA)

January 8

  • CA V Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) application due (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

January 10

  • Last day for early discount on convention registration fees

January 11-18

  • LCIF Week

January 13

  • Melvin Jones’ birthday

January 13-15

  • LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

January 15

  • Peace Poster Kits go on sale in the Lions International Shop
  • CA VII Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) application due(Brisbane, Australia)
  • New Voices nominations due for second quarter recognition

January 20-23

  • FOLAC Forum (VIRTUAL MEETING; Bucaramanga, Columbia)

January 21-22

  • 2020-21 Peace Poster judging event (Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois)

January 30

  • CA VIII Faculty Development Institute (FDI) application due (Lagos, Nigeria)

February 2021

 
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

February 1

  • International Peace Poster contest winners will be notified on or before this date

February 2-4

February 4

  • Matching, Diabetes, Hunger, Childhood Cancer, and Lions Quest grant application submissions due for consideration in May 2021 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the Lions Quest Committee.

February 6-8

  • CA III Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

February 10-14

  • Africa forum (Dar Es Salam, Tanzania)

February 13

  • CA I & II Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) application due (Chicago, IL, USA)
  • CA III Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) application due (San Jose, Costa Rica)

February 15

  • International Childhood Cancer Day

February 20

  • CA VIII Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) application due (Tunis, Tunisia)

February 21

  • CA IV Faculty Development Institute (FDI) application due (Stockholm, Sweden)

February 26-March 1

  • CA V Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Taichung, Taiwan)

March 2021

 

March 1

March 13-15

  • CA I & II Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Toronto, ON, Canada)

March 15

  • New Voices nominations due for third quarter recognition

March 18-20

  • CA VI Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Kathmandu, Nepal)

March 20

March 20-22

  • CA IV Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Paris, France)

March 25-28

March 26-29

  • CA VII Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Sydney, Australia)

March 31

  • Last day for regular convention registration fees

April 2021

 
Environmental Awareness Month
Family & Friends Month
Leo Club Awareness Month

April 2-5

  • International Board of Directors meeting (Gdansk, Poland)

April 8-10

  • CA V Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

April 15-17

  • CA VII Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) (Brisbane, Australia)

April 22

  • Earth Day

April 25

  • Lions Worldwide Induction Day

April 30-May 2

  • CA VIII Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Lagos, Nigeria)

May 2021

 
Strengthen Membership Month

May 1

  • Deadline for advance convention registration and hotel room
  • Deadline for convention registration refunds and hotel deposit refunds for individual cancellations
  • GAT District Funding submissions due

May 5-7

  • LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

May 10

  • Matching, Diabetes, Hunger, Childhood Cancer, SightFirst, and Lions Quest grant application submissions due for consideration in August 2021 by the LCIF Board of Trustees and the Lions Quest and SightFirst Advisory Committees

May 11

  • Executive Committee meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

May 14-17

  • CA I & II Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Chicago, IL, USA)
  • CA III Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (San Jose, Costa Rica)

May 15

  • Officer Reporting Form (PU101) filings due
  • New Voices final nominations due for fourth quarter recognition

May 21-24

  • CA VIII Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) (Tunis, Tunisia)

May 22-24

  • CA IV Faculty Development Institute (FDI) (Stockholm, Sweden)

June 2021

 

June 1

  • Helen Keller Day

June 7

  • Lions Clubs International birthday

June 15

  • Pre-certified delegate form submission due for voting at International Convention

June 20-June 24

  • International Board of Directors meeting (Montreal)

June 25

June 25-29

July 2020

 
 

July 1

July 15

  • Lions Club Activity Report due

August 2020

 
 

August 12

  • International Youth Day

August 4-7 (Tentative)

  • LCIF New Trustee Orientation (Virtual)

August 13-15

  • LCIF Board of Trustees Meeting (Virtual)

August 15

  • Leo Club Program Advisory Panel nominations due
  • Leo Club Excellence Award applications due
  • Club service chairperson Kindness Matters Service Award nominations due to the District GST coordinator

August 31

  • Final day to submit Club and District Team Excellence Awards nominations
  • Final day to submit Presidential Zone and Region Chairperson Awards nominations

September 2020

 
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September 15

  • District GST coordinator Kindness Matters Service Award nominations due to the multiple district GST coordinator